CEO & President
After earning his Bachelor of Science in Science from the Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. (Magna Cum Laude) from the Michigan State University College of Law, Jeff returned to Southwestern Pennsylvania to practice law in a boutique law firm in Sewickley, PA where he represented private and public entities throughout the region.
Following nearly a decade of experience in civil litigation, business law, real estate law and regulatory compliance, Jeff was elected to VBA’s Board of Directors in 2012 where he could apply the unique perspective and skills he gained from counseling private organizations and serving as Solicitor to numerous boroughs, townships, cities and municipal authorities.
In 2015, Jeff resigned from VBA’s Board of Directors and became the company’s General Counsel. After orchestrating the creation of VBA’s Legal Department and overseeing various interdepartmental initiatives, Jeff’s role in the company continued to grow and he was elected as its Corporate Secretary in 2016. Following the retirement of the company’s former President & CEO in March of 2018, Jeff was chosen by VBA’s Board of Directors to fill the vacancy and serve as VBA’s CEO & President.
In his free time, Jeff is an avid sports fan who enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. In addition to playing guitar, running and swimming, Jeff continues to maintain his attorney license and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.